“Aquarius Trail Hut System Crosses the Halfway Point” Work on the Aquarius Trail Hut System has crossed over the halfway point with the completion of 3 of the 5 huts. The remaining 2 huts are scheduled to be completed over the next 6-8 weeks.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I gain access to the huts when I arrive?
The day before your arrival you will receive a code for keyless entry. You will also receive a code for our manual key box found on the side of the hut if the electronic keypad is not working
What kind of food do you provide?
We have many great options waiting for you at the huts. You will find some suggested recipes in the kitchen upon your arrival. You will not go hungry! Your lunch options are made to be taken with you and enjoyed along the trail. You can see a full list of our cuisine at https://aquariustrail.com/hut-provisions-cuisine/. If there is something you specifically want, please give us a call, or notate it in your reservation.
I am a vegetarian. Will you have food options for me too?
We have many great options including veggie burgers, pasta, salad, potatoes, peanut butter and jelly, vegetables and more. If there is something you specifically want, please give us a call, or notate it in your reservation.
Do you have gluten-free food options?
We have many food items that cater to a variety of dietary restrictions. If there is something you specifically want, please give us a call, or notate it in your reservation.
Do you have beer at the huts?
Absolutely. At checkout you will be given the option to purchase the Beer Package for $50 per person. This will provide access to a selection of beer at each hut.
Do you rent bikes?
We rent Electric Full Suspension Mountain Bikes available for $125 a day and we have Full Suspension Mountain Bikes available for $70 a day. You can reserve your mountain bike of choice during the reservation process or give us a call.
If I need help with a mechanical issue on the trail can you help me?
If you have an emergency and need help you can call the number provided to you in your booking email. It may take us a few hours to get to you depending on where you are at. There will be a charge for emergency mobile services. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911.
Where will my sleeping gear be?
Your sleeping gear will be ready for you in your hut when you arrive.
What do I need to clean up when I leave?
We have a Checkout Procedure posted at each hut for your reference. Leave the hut in the same condition you found it. Sweep the floors, wipe down the counters, wash and dry all dishes and put them away, place all your soiled items in the laundry bin in the kitchen area and make sure the door is locked to the bunkhouses, storage unit and kitchen.
How do I lock the huts when I leave?
Locking the hut is as simple as pushing the LOCK button on the digital keypad. If you used the manual key, lock the door and then return the key to the key box and make sure it is locked. Please double check and make sure all doors and locks are secure before leaving.
I have a friend who wants to join last minute. What do I do?
Every guest needs a reservation in advance due to capacity as well as food preparations. Give us a call and we will let you know if there is room and we’ll do our best to accommodate them. No one is allowed to stay in the huts who does not have a reservation.
How do I book my stay?
You can book online at https://aquariustrail.com/book-now/ or call us at 702-596-2953.
Is there a deposit at the time of booking?
At the time of booking we will collect 50% of your stay. The remainder will be collected 30 days before your arrival.
Do you have a cleaning fee?
No, but we do place a hold on your card for a damage deposit of $10 per person per night. Once you check out on the last day and we make sure the huts are clean, there is not damage and nothing is missing, we will release the hold.
Can I stay at one of the huts for more than one night?
The hut system is designed as a thru-hut system and to be ridden as such but if you would like to stay at one of the huts for more than one night you will be able to book each one separately for different length of stays.
Do you provide a shuttle back to Brian Head?
We can arrange a shuttle with advanced notice. There is a $50 per person charge.
Are there showers at the huts?
Yes – we have an enclosed foot pump shower at all the huts. The cool water is quite refreshing after a full day’s ride.
Do you provide towels for showers?
Yes, we provide one towel per person per hut.
Is there hot water available?
The hut system is built completely off grid and electricity is created by our solar panels. You can heat water on the stove and use that for your needs. Hot water cannot be used for showers.
Is there a place to wash my bike?
Water is a commodity in the backcountry. Our huts are completely off grid and we must haul in all water to the location. Please do not use the water to wash your bike.
Do you have tools available if I need to repair my bike?
We have a bike stand available to use located in the storage unit off the bathroom. We also provide tools (located in the kitchen area) for basic maintenance on your bike. If your bike requires special tools, you should bring those on your bike.
Is there a fire pit?
All of our huts have a propane fire pit to end your day sitting around the fire, roasting marshmallows and sharing stories from your epic adventure that day.
Are campfires allowed?
No, Dixie National Forest does NOT allow campfires at the huts. If you have a campfire, you will be charged a $250 fine.
Are there chairs?
If the chairs are not in your hut, you will find them in the storage unit off the bathroom.
Is there electricity to charge my phone?
The hut system is built completely off grid and electricity is created by our solar panels. There are outlets in each hut and in the kitchen area so you can charge your devices and be ready to go for the next day. For eBikes, you will need to use the generator in the storage. You can charge as many eBikes as needed.
What is the parking situation like?
The is plenty of parking at each hut.
Can I park at the hut and use it as a basecamp?
Yes. There is plenty of parking available. Our huts are a great option for unique lodging in the backcountry close to Bryce Canyon National Park and many other fun activities.
Do I have to share a kitchen with other people?
Our hut locations are set up with 2 separate bunk houses and a common kitchen and bathroom. If you would like a private kitchen and bathroom, you should book the entire hut for your stay and then no one else will be staying on the property for the dates you are there.
What is the restroom facility like?
The restroom is a pit toilet and a sink with a foot pump station for hand washing.
Can I book the entire hut?
Yes. When booking your reservation, you will be given the option to book the entire hut, Private Hut for 12 Riders (private kitchen). No one else will be staying on the property for the dates you are there.
How many people do the huts sleep?
Each hut location has two bunk houses with bunk beds and a futon sleeping a total of 6 people in each bunkhouse.
I have more than 12 in my group. Can we still rent the huts?
Please give us a call to discuss your specific situation. We will do our best to accommodate your group.
Can I ride my eBike on the trails?
Absolutely! When we put together the plans for the hut, we wanted to accommodate as many options as possible. Each hut has a gas-powered generator to charge your eBike so you have a full battery waiting for you in the morning to pedal on to the next hut. Please respect other guests at the hut. No generators after 10:00pm. Extra gas for the generator will be available in the storage unit if needed. Please do NOT plug your eBikes into the outlets in the huts.
I don’t ride bikes but I’m coming along with my family. Can I drive and meet them at each hut?
You sure can. We have plenty of parking at each hut. We have comfortable chairs and relaxing hammocks that will be waiting for you to kick back, pick up a book or just sit and enjoy the beautiful, peaceful backcountry.
I am travelling by myself. Can I book a single bed?
Yes. When booking your reservation, you will be given the option to book a single bed.
Will I have cell phone coverage while traveling the hut system?
Hatch Hut – Strong signal – LTE
Butch Cassidy Hut – Strong signal – LTE
Pine Lake Hut – Good signal – LTE
Aquarius Trail Hut – TBD
Hell’s Backbone Hut - Closest coverage is 3 miles from the hut
Our first three huts are now on the ground. Our two other locations are being installed in the Summer of 2020. Please stay tuned for more information on these locations.